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of supporters. >>> california is one of five states that ignored a 2006 law requiring it to track sex offenders. 3 dozen states failed to join that program. they have given up on the effort because of how much it costs. in california it would cost $32 million. >>> hoiless are warning -- officials are warning doctors not to use products from a massachusetts company after an outbreak of meningitis. five died, most in tennessee. they contracted the disease after receiving steroid shots for back pain. >> working with the facilities to make sure the patients are notified. >> so far there haven't been any cases reported in california. the company is in massachusetts. three california counties received products from that company but none are in the bay area. >> outages at refineries in california caused gas prices to shoot up. prices around the bay jumped 10 cents since yesterday. in san francisco a gallon cost $4.43. in oakland $4.34. and san jose $4.37 a gallon. >> good news is these events are short lived. temporary in nature. once they come back -- up from their outage, it will take a number of da
. they now face charges here in southern california and in seattle. live, lorraine blanco, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a explosion and fire at a home sent one woman to the hospital today. this is cell phone video by neighbors. 40 firefighters attacked the fire. four people were at home at the time of the explosion. one woman was taken to the hospital with burns. the other three residents escaped. investigators are trying to figure out what caused the explosion. >>> embattled san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi is back on the job tonight after a fight against ethic charges. ktvu's david stevenson is live where his return could be tricky. >> reporter: mayor ed lee had harsh words today as the sheriff moved to transition back into his job. >> reporter: ross mirkarimi said he was ready to reconcile with the city departments. >> it is a new day. we want to move forward, mend fences. >> reporter: mayor ed lee suspended him. the votes of four supervisors enabled ross mirkarimi to regain the job. >> i believe that they sought out an excuse for an inexcusable act that was confirmed by the criminal c
morning. our coverage begins at 4:30. >> california has 31,000 newly registered voters thanks to state university students. the students sent out voter drives. the students say they're motivated by potential budget cuts in the state's education system. if the governor's tax increase measure goes down in defeat. coming up, not one but two different class schedules. the uncertain future facing students at one bay area community college and why it depends what happens election day. >> bart leaders showed off a milestone today in the warm springs extension project. here's an underground look as they walked the subway tunnel this morning. the new section runs under lake elizabeth and will eventually reach san jose. the bart station is expected to open in the fall of 2015. >> several bay area hospitals are teaming up with local farmers to bring fresh fruits and vegetables to improve hospital food. thousands of pounds of fresh produce. the executive chef tells the business times the healthy eating program is expected to expand each growing season. >> chevron is making a multi- million dollar
received scores of complaints about naked people in the castro district. the áf. >>> a northern california grocery store chain trying to avoid a strike told employees the company is losing millions of the dollars a year. raley's employs about 13,000 people with stores in california and nevada. raley's management says 40 of their stores are losing money so they want to freeze employee wages and eliminate premium pay for sunday shifts. the employee union organized a strike yesterday. >>> polls have shown a steady decline for the income tax initiative. the governor has faced criticism. opponents of prop 30 say their message remains the same. >> our message is simply that you can't trust the politicians with a $50 million slush fund to spend on anything they want. we all want better schools but prop 30 is not the answer. >>> voters who registered online in several northern california counties say they're yellow registration card has not arrived. sacramento, yolo, solano an stanislaus appear to have lagged in sending out those cards. >>> there are new accusations against the california assembl
between california and idaho. >>> the coroner identified a driver who crashed yesterday, knocking out power to hundreds of homes in the area. authorities say he struck the pole at 1:30 p.m. in the afternoon. he died at the hospital. >>> the youth soccer coach and engineer hew pleaded guilty -- who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a girl will be sentenced next week. he pleaded not guilty and now expected to be sentenced to 15 years in prison. >>> protesting in sacramento against the government's efforts to reduce prison over crowding in california. some say sending some to jail in stead of prison is resulting in the early repolice of dangerous -- release of dangerous people. >> they are back out on the streets. >> 24,000 prisoners were released this year but the state prison officials say it is too early to tell if that had any impact on the crime rate. >>> they are urging shoppers to boycott mi pueblo because they participate in immigration checks. community groups organized this protest to pressure mi pueblo to opt out. it is a tool used to verify immigration status. mi pueblo says
impacted by prop 32 than corporations, but he said that's the point. >> no worker in california should ever be bullied or very don'tations taken out of their paycheck to support a candidate they don't agree with. >> reporter: he said union members would be free to make individual contributions to the to the committee. but logan said spending by both groups is already out of balance. according to a study from the non-profit center for investigative reporting, in the last 10 years, business interests spend $700 million, and we asked those who are part of unions and those who weren't for their opinion. did you feel like the union was taking smart political activism that you didn't agree it? >> to be honest, i didn't pay attention. >> i can't support anything that would try to weaken unions in this country. >> reporter: are you part of a union? >> no, i'm not. >> reporter: the legislative april lift's office estimates that the measure f passed, would cost $1 million a year to enforce. >>> the obama administration has approved more than 4500 applications for young illegal immigrants to stay in
for the bay area. >> activity of having large, major fires in california has been low. all of our resources are available locally. >> reporter: that paid off today and means why you understand why cal fire plans to stay at summer time staffing levels. live, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> breaking news out of san mateo county, a school bus accident before 5:00 p.m. tonight on highway 17. officials say the bus collided with a van. only the driver was inside the bus at the time and there are serious injuries. one lane of highway 17 is closed at this hour. we are working to get more information. >>> more developing news in the central valley. 40 people were injured when a big rig collided with a amtrak train along the amtrak line. the big rig struck the train where the tracks cross kansas avenue. ktvu's kara cara liu has more -- cara liu has more. >> reporter: one of the victims heard screams and crying before the accident. a big rig slams into the train about 12:30 p.m. this afternoon. you could see the derailed training leaning. she was in a second car, she says she was returning home
california. they also say prices have been about 10% higher ever since the august 6th chevron refinery fire in richmond. >>> silican valley's juniper networks will follow through with plans to cut hundreds of jobs. the sunnyvale company confirmed they will cut 500 positions. it's part of the price cutting plan announced in july. no word on how many jobs will be here in the area. >>> the campbell city council could finalize the annexation of a small piece of land. it is tucked neatly between campbell and san jose but had previously fallen under the jurisdiction of san jose. tonight a tentative date could be set for next may as the date cambrian36 can officially call itself campbell. >>> the city owes about $4 million to the california public employees retirement system other while known as calpers. the city will save about $700,000 in interests by taking out a new loan at lower interest rates and then paying off that debt now. >>> california secretary of state debra boeing was in the area to thank two long time workers. >> thank you rita for your 60 years of service. would you like to come u
. they want to use california settlement with big banks and a new homeowner bill of rights. >> we have the ability to use measure of prevention to save homes and use the experience of the local partners to protect homeowners. >> reporter: oakland lost 10,000 homes to foreclosures 2007 to 2011. the city council is expected to vote on this new plan next tuesday. >> chevron cut it's financial outlook in part because of that large fire at its refinery in richmond. it told investors the refining unit that caught fire in august will remain off line until the end of the year. production is also down in the gulf coast because of isaac. chevron stock took a hit after it's financial reporting, shares closed down act a quarter of a point. >> inphysical said its planning layoffs at its security division. they said that -- they will layoff a small number of its workers. no reason was given. the security software company laidoff 150 employees last december. >> cloud workday is increasing the price for lieutenants ipo. in a securities and exchange commission filing today the company said it'll now
. this shot was taken last week. in another photo, you see the stellar sea lion alongside of california sea lions, he is about three times larger. stellar sea lions are usually seen in alaska and the barren sea >> tigers and giants getting ready. >> no down time, but anybody that was out there will never forget it as the joins clenched the national league pennant. the time to saver it has to come at a later time.ist back to business. live at at & t parks bringing us up-to-date on the latest goings on, fred? >> reporter: i was talking to several detroit take tigers and they said the proper things how impressed they are with the giants postseason exploits. they were not shaking in their boots. they just finished their batting president obama 'tis 20 minutes ago. they outscored st. louis cardinals 20-1 in the last three games of the nlcs and the guy they call blockbuster, he was 14 for 2 in the series and became the mvp. but he knows how fleeting success can be. >> no, like i said, hitting so rd, it felt great. last night, at the plate. come back tomorrow and you don't know what is going on. i
. facebook says the move comes because lockhart decided not to relocate to california, where that company is based. >>> today marks a year since apple cofounder steve jobs died. he passed away after a year's long battle with pancreatic cancer. shortly after news of his death broke, memorials of flowers and candles began popping up outside of his home in cupertino and apple stores around the world. the city of cupertino flew flags at half staff in honor of jobs today. >> this amazing little device holds a thousand songs. n]♪ >> and apple paid tribute to the late ceo with a montage on its website. it shows steve jobs through the years, followed by a statement from ceo tim cook, paying tribute to his predecessor. >>> new information in the story of a san jose principal under fire for failing to report abuse allegations. the new evidence prosecutors say the principal should not have ignored. >> and a man has died from rabies after getting bitten by a bat in contra costa county. the unusual way the man was attacked. . >>> today marks one year since the deadly shooting at the factory in cuper
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